A K Benedict
Alexandra (A K) Benedict is an award-winning writer of short stories, novels and scripts. Educated at Cambridge, Sussex, and Clown School, Alexandra was a rock singer, an actor, a university lecturer, and a composer for film and TV before becoming a full-time writer and creative coach.
As A K Benedict, she writes acclaimed short stories, high concept novels (The Beauty of Murder, The Evidence of Ghosts, and The Stone House) and award-winning audio drama for Big Finish, Audible UK, Audible US and BBC Sounds. She won the Scribe Award for her Doctor Who radio drama, The Calendar Man, and was shortlisted for the BBC Audio Drama Podcast Award 2020 for Children of the Stones.
Her most recent novels under the name Alexandra Benedict were The Christmas Murder Game (Bonnier Zaffre, 2021) described by Val McDermid as 'A delicious locked room mystery crammed with cryptic clues, secrets in sonnets and a deadly game. But it's more than a series of puzzles, it's also an entertaining exploration of relationships and a riveting read' and Murder on the Christmas Express (Simon & Schuster, 2022) 'a killer Christmas read' by Janice Hallett in The Times.
Alexandra lives on the south coast of England with writer, Guy Adams, their daughter, Verity, and dog, Dame Margaret Rutherford.
Twitter - @ak_benedict
Instagram - @a.k.benedict
Represented by: Diana Beaumont
Murder on the Christmas Express (Simon & Schuster, 2022)
The Christmas Murder Game (Bonnier, 2021)
Jonathan Dark or the Evidence of Ghosts (Orion, 2016)
The Beauty of Murder (Orion, 2013)